Author Archives: spiraldance1

Spring

Cold light of long dark cedes to soft warmth Faint and sparse, hoarded by parklands swelling denizens Bathing in hope among swathes of early blooms, Enduring constants through eons of resurrected gods.   Winters sparse fractal symmetry softened now Reclothed … Continue reading

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Liturgy

Sound-sculpture of mind Transient iconograph Dark planes etched in brilliance Flawed, fragmented facets Fused in incandescent form Soul-carving endures.   Cast from imperfect clays A clouded chaos of yearning Cries its unadorned truth Liturgy of uncertainty Fractured, imperfect creed Wraps … Continue reading

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Silenced

Soul-tongue of culture Gifted to all, sung-tale of folk Bound through work-song Inspired by myth-song Grounded by faith-song Voice-loom weaves dreams into tangible threads   True-voice of spirit Vibrant, uncensored, unbound Hope, sorrow, joy, solemnity Manifest, caught and answered Celebrated … Continue reading

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Mask

Fearful and false-feathered Cherished self-shield glittering Brittle-bright and insubstantial Beacon of false prophets   Defence of lacquered deceit Fragmented face to faceted life Muted reflection of true gem Dulled by false dealing   Caged by clamouring carnival Timorous heart and … Continue reading

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Echoes of a moment

A sphere defined and smoothly spinning Contented dreams contained therein ‘Til sudden soul-struck piercing Threw once-sure axis wandering   A moment’s glance, a fleeting smile More weight now than shadowed dreams Clear paths once by reason led Remapped by heart … Continue reading

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The piper

Pay the piper, the tune is set Of harsh discordant harmony And yet, perhaps to follow, child-like Would draw more authentic song   Faintly echoing, true-voiced, Unsnared by logic’s webs Nor tainted by complexities Loyal line lost in daily counterpoint.

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Larksong

Soaring streams in spring air Shimmer unseen Vibrant elation Unfettered song Of urgent hopes Boundless energy Frames still quiet calm Tranquil paradox

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Music

Sound-threads twisting Rising, weaving Soul-bright dreaming Sound-gem gleaming Writhing, glowing Silken web of yearning Caught in velvet Drawn and flowing Sense loosed and shifted Open soul and spirit dancing Bright truths dazzling, Ethereal and fleeting Heart rent and healed, Reanealed, … Continue reading

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South Coast

High cliff of crumbling white Oceans beacon, gulls home Enduring icon Sliding seaward, shrinking shore   Hidden sea-path of silvering strands Mist-shrouded Invasions witnessed, cursed, rejoiced Claimed by many sons Fisher-paths of sail and soul Dream-paths of silver net bind … Continue reading

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the modern dream

Intoxicated, adrift Floundering Washed in wave of sensations Constant, unyielding Images and voices call without meaning or pause Fire insubstantial desires. Faded dreams of ages past Tempting with gossamer-like whispers Ageless imagery secure, rich, deep, neglected for false iconograph, pressed … Continue reading

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